[ILUG-BOM] HDD in LBA? CHS? Huh?
Mon Jul 15 02:05:07 IST 2002
On Jul 13, 2002 at 13:47, Q u a s i wrote:
>At 04:16 AM 7/12/02 -0700, you wrote:
>>So now I'm embarassed: Why did Linux fdisk not recognize it for what it
>>was, the first time?
>Did you have the latest version of fdisk? There is a large difference
>between the current one and the one which came with the Debian Potato 2.2 -
>or so was my experience.
I couldn't find fdisk anywhere. cfdisk had the same problem, and I did
find cfdisk at ibiblio.
The odd thing is that fdisk was able to recognize the drive correctly
after DOS fdisk had created a partition table on it.
>There is something called LBA32 which is prevalent as of today I think. If
>your bios does not support it then LBA is next best, maybe?
I had to tell LILO LBA32... and that has nothing to do with this. The
BIOS shouldn't be that old, I bought it in February.
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